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Dec 3, 2013 12:00am PST
infinite possibilities to every situation. and why kerry and obama are being tireless with this situation right now. in both iran and both with the palestinian peace process is because they recognize the possibilities of hope and optimism. and they know that what is can't sustain itself. >> at the same time you have to argue. we don't have time to do this, because we don't. there are whole kinds of arguments you can make here about understanding, you know, you can't negotiate with hitler. given? >> i certainly would have tried if hi been at the dinner table. you darn right i would have tried. and i believe you can negotiate with everyone. >> rose: churchill. >> history will prove that you can't at a certain point because they are madmen or there is something wrong with their brain or they are just sick. >> rose: and the other people arguing with respect to iran and the nuclear thing make this simple argument. sanctions were working, that hard reality of sanctions were working and that's why they came to the table. and it's no time t is no time to pull back on sanctions, that's t
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
new leader of iran he actually brought up the pastor. to his credit, obama brought it up. but the fact he didn't follow up is mind boggling. if i'm the iranians i'm like are you really serious about getting him back? it can't be that big of a deal. you mentioned him on the phone, okay. but you didn't bring him up in negotiations? maybe there is something that we don't know. but the time to really enact change in the iranians was in 2009 during the green revolution. if you really wanted to change the mentality of the iranians the time was then. now too late. >> these negotiations have been going on for well over a year. one more thing is up next. hi, i'm terry and i have diabetic nerve pain. i worked a patrol unit for 17 years in the city of baltimore. when i first started experiencing the pain, it's, it's hard to describe because you have a numbness... but yet you have the pain like thousands of needles sticking in your foot. it was progressively getting worse, and at that point i knew i had to do something. when i went back to my healthcare professional... that's when she suggest
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am PST
sides to the middle east. >> did president obama do the right thing by entering intoing this interim agreement with iran? >> if they will really transform the 00 kilograms backward, reprocessed into nondangerous materials and if they stop the activities in the heavy water reactor in iraq. so that's clear. but the very structure of two stages make it the burden of proof delayed for six months. >> but it's worth a chance, right? it's better than going to war. >> i don't know. it's too early to pass judgment. the real challenge is that iran remains very close and they might try to manipulate the americans or the west of the p5-plus-1. >> what's the bottom line? did the president do the right thing? >> the president probably didn't have a choice but to negotiate with the iranians, but the real test will come. it's waiting for the rest of the world if iran is not blocked from turning into military nuclear power, we will all regret it because the consequences are far much more dangerous than those that might stem out even from a direct physical attack on the infrastructure if nothing else
CNN
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am PST
. at an international forum saturday, president obama acknowledged the u.s. would accept a peaceful nuclear energy program in iran. meanwhile, 8 a-year-old merrill newman is back on u.s. soil and with family after being detained in north korea. pyongyang said it deported the 85-year-old veteran of the korean war. north korean authorities seized newman off a departing plane more than a month ago. joining me now, congressman michael mccall, he is chairman of the house homeland security committee and adam shift, a member of the house select intelligence committee. thanks for coming in on a sthoey day. not always easy in washington. i want to start out with merrill newman. i know his son is in your district. you had been back and forth with him. why did north korea seize him and why did they legality him go? >> it's a very good question. i'm not sure we'll ever know completely the answer. it may be as a north koreans have said that, you know, part of a personal pique they found out abouthis war record and pulled him off the plain. it may have to do something with iran and the fact that
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
losing strategy. >> john cornyn, he was trying the benghazi controversy to obama care and talking about how the white house has taking lying to a whole new level. this comes on the heels of him tweeting after the interim deal with iran was announced. amazing that the white house -- what the white house will do to distract attention from obama care. >> man, i mean, that was -- >> he's known to be critical but -- >> here's the thing. john cornyn is essentially a reasonable guy. he runs the senatorial committee. the tea party has criticized him intensely. this statement is outrageous for two reasons. lying to a whole new level? it's not that he's admitting that the president lies and people in washington lie. that's not a news flash. to show no historical memory, elevate for partisan purposes the obama administration of the worst lying in presidential history is ignorant, it's offensive talking down to the american people. second thing is this, for republicans right now, if they're trying to win a republican primary, they're rewarded for being responsible. you throw red meat. saying
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
conflict. >>> the obama administration is prepared to allow iran engage in a limited nuclear enrichment program, but that appla plplies only nenergy needs. the obama care website woes may be in the past, but the hearings continue. four scheduled today in washington as the president tries to resell his signature legislation to the american public. tuesday former president clinton told cnn he is a full supporter despite comments he made last month challenging the president to honor his words and let all americans hold on to their insurance if they want to. >>> two skydivers were killed, a third injured when they collided in midair. the parachutes collapsed and that sent them plummeting to the ground. >>> the first person thought to be the first driver to get a ticket for wearing google glass has pleaded not guilty. cecilia beatty is charged with speeding and distracted driving. her defense? there is nothing illegal about simply wearing google glass when it is not turned on. however when she looked up at the officer, her glasses were activated. >> she said i wasn't looking at them while i
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 11:30am PST
. >>> president obama making news at a forum on middle east policy today. trying to reassure critics about that controversial nuclear deal with iran. but is it working? we're going to have a live report on that. >>> for the first time in over ten years we have halted advances in the iranian nuclear program. we have not only made sure that they have to stop adding additional centrifuges. there are seniors who have left hundreds of dollars of savgs on the table by not choosing the rit medicare d plan. no one could hav left this much money here. whoo-hoo-hoo! yet many seniors whoompare medicare d plans . >>. . talk to your cvs prmacist, ll, or go to cvs.com/compare to get your free, personalized pl comparison today. call, go online, or visit your local store today. more shopping. more dining out. more traveling. and along with it, more identity theft. every time you pull out your credit card, shop online, or hit the road, you give thieves a chance to ruin your holiday. you can't be on the lookout 24/7. but lifelock can. protecting your identity, your bank accounts, even the equity in your home. wh
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm EST
because it wanted to, not because of u.s.-led economic sanctions. >> sanctions started, the iran--today iran has 19,000 centerfuges. so the net product of sanctions has been about 18,800 centerfuges that has been added to iran's stock of centerfuges. so sanctions have ultimaterly failed. >> reporter: in washington the obama administration contradic contradicted his version of events. >> there is no question if you look at the facts of the impact of oil revenues, the impacts on their economic growth at large that there was a huge impact, that the sanctions had an enormous impacts, and that was the driving factor in bringing iranians to the negotiating table. >> many peculiar late that if the deals succeed, washington and iran might negotiate other things. >> the goal is a transitioning governing body. certainly they haven't embraced that as the focus o geneva communique. >> what could be described as a charm offensive. he's visiting other countries, and iran insists they're trying to be a good neighbor. >> we believe we, all of us, need to cooperate with each other to, in fact, co
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
an historic nuclear deal during the five days of intense negotiations in geneva. barrack obama said the agreement that those bought in august that opening late fall over negotiations on the full range of issues that surround the international community iran agreed to freeze the installation of you listen to folks all iranian enrichment. if access to international inspectors who is the purpose of this and freeze construction of a new one or a. in the taunton on louise's seventy nine dollars for relief from economic sanctions. he got the keys a few hundred feet to the program with six world powers to douglass figuring in which the levels needed for the use of power stations which is only five percent of the total amount in return the us and european countries to these international sanctions against the uae president wolf. the other one got the nod will still be waiting for civil purposes he regularly come in i supported it heals well washington made a statement that the deal helps to see the middle east some more securely to richmond got to the prime minister of israel has noted that
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am EST
negotiation. hunter will discuss the recent deal with iran over its nuclear program. later, the recent launch of political magazine and the relationship with president obama's cabinet and his aides. 7:00 a.m. onurnal, c-span. c-span. we bring public affair events from washington to you. putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house events, and conferences. we offer complete gavel-to-gavel coverage of the u.s. house, all as a public service of private industry. tvpan, created by the cable industry 34 years ago and funded by your local cable or satellite provider. you can watch us in hd. now, remarks from president obama on the implementation on the health care law and the healthcare.gov website. he spoke for about 15 minutes from the eisenhower executive office building. my name is monica weeks. when i was a 19-year-old college student, i began having symptoms of -- disease. later, my symptoms returned and i had to start costly infusions. they ranged from $12,000 to $15,000. it would have been more to receive them in a hospital. because of the affordable care act
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 5:30pm EST
pointed to a strike. and it just changed and if you thing it was political against obama or congressman like grayson. what were the difference forces at play that affected us not going in? and if you could talk about what happened this morning in iran as well. >> so, first of all, on the syria issue, the united states is already intervening in syria. the cia is supporting groups with weapons and strategic satellite imagery to enable them to engage with forces. the russians are involved. the iranians are involved. the united states is engaged already. but your question is interesting. i think what happened was president obama made this statement that for him a red line was the use of chemical weapons. and when it came out they used chemical weapons. obama is being asked by the press and al llies what are you going to do? and they were looking at a strike with maybe drones and tomahawks that would send a m s message and didn't intend for an exte extended air fair. and the obama was caught off guard on the opposition. and people on the left are fed wind up with the wars. the whitehouse mis
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm EST
resuming business in iran, but a lot of members in the senate have worn these oil companies not get to far ahead of the game because it is still tentative. president obama claims he wants to keep the core sanctions on iran's oil, energy, financial sector in place until there is a real comprehensive agreement. at issue is -- sanctions are like a brick wall, and hopefully we are just taking the top of breaks off. with a big break from the foundation, the wall of sanctions could crumble. host: next call, atlanta, georgia, sean, republican line. caller: do you believe that eventually iran will get a bomb? guest: thank you for your question. my worry is that -- it is pretty clear that iran has the capability to make a nuclear weapon, based on its declared capabilities. it could do it anywhere from six weeks to two months. now, what complicates things is that if it has undeclared capabilities, for example a hidden enrichment facility. bear in mind, in 2009, we found that iran had built a facility inside a mountain. i think the worry is that iran is building up a latent capability at a minimu
Al Jazeera America
Dec 10, 2013 1:00pm EST
deal between iran and six western powers. >> all right, back now to our top story, in tuesday's memorial for nelson mandela, barack obama gave us one of the days most memorable images, this is him shaking hands with cuba's leader recall castro. america has not had formal diplomatic relations with cuba since 1959. joining us to talk about this, a contributor with the daily beast, and is live from washington, d.c. and a good to have you on al jazeera, certainly one of the strongest images of the day, and obama shaking hands and even exchanging a few words. first off, how is this being viewed? is it stirring any drove? >> maybe a little bit in the twitter universes, but the days of the real aminty between the u.s. and cuba is behind us. president obama carries florida in the last election, i think he even carried the cuban american vote. because the younger generations don't feel the hostile feelings towards the cast drove brothers. some people would hope that the empargo would be ended before this president leaves office. i wouldn't bet on that, necessarily. but president obama ha
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
to be on israel signed on as they say to deal with iran is an opportunity for the two countries too wet to get to light the way having lead time to come up with the agreement in geneva the obama administration now needs to lead to even caught a setting its head. who has had a complete and one in washington. all costs avoid like the dog out wasn't a front for months and i'll pump up cause she was no doubt the welsh less like sliced on top of itself which was inspired by her recent album. the god caused all this pink react to the pasta distilling company has teamed up with a record label. it's just my cup of silicon sun drenched in light of god's sake it's not flamboyant and outlandish costumes. to stop said she was on its behalf the record is also self reacted. so when a friend's son the dolls as with all my friends in that first day was so excited to take piccies of me that the dolls and then all of this and the dolls took over. in the dolls for the most important thing in the ground. this is a beautiful thing. this is a powerful items. dada was issued following into time and has ta
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
are worse in iran and in libya. i can't find a place where thens have gotten better since president obama's gotten into office, and i've just spent a lot of time in south america and we're not doing too much better there either. >> i thought it was embarrassing for the united states when president putin played almost the role of dad and rescued us from a military action but on the other hand the whole thing was kind of humiliating. >> the president created that for himself by drawing a red line, seems like seven or eight times that if they used chemical weapons, there were going to be serious consequences. and then he didn't seem to know what to do when actually he had to act. in fact, he first was going to act. then he wasn't going to act. and then when the u.k. parliament didn't approve it he seemed to back off. that left a perfect opening for putin who after all is a master at state craft and intelligence and all their other. it goes right back to the beginning. we reset our relationship with russia and we've had russia emerge now as a much more important power. >> you know what'
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
in iran and libya. i can't find a place where things have gotten better since president obama has gotten into office. i have just spent a lot of time in south america. we're not doing too much better there, either. >> you know, i thought it was sort of humiliating for the united states in the issue over syria when president putin wrote a letter and sort of big footed president obama and sort of stepped in and played almost the role of dad and said i will take care of this. sort of rescued us from a military action. but, on the other hand, the whole thing was sort of humiliating. >> the president really created that problem for himself, right by drawing a red line i don't know how many times it seems to me seven or eight times that if they used chemical weapons, there were going to be serious consequences. and then he didn't seem to know what to do when actually he had to act. in fact, he first was going to act. then he wasn't going to act. and then when the u.k. parliament didn't approve it, he seemed to back off. that left a perfect open for putin who, after all is, a master of a
FOX News
Dec 10, 2013 8:00am PST
. what i think will happen is that iran will comply. why shouldn't it? they'll be complying with every part of this nuclear deal. in fact, they will invite the nuclear inspectors to come to iran, and the media will fawn over them, the obama administration will say, hey, they're complying. yeah, we've set the bar so low, of course they're going to comply. jon: these are days in which getting bipartisan agreement is pretty difficult on capitol hill, but there are bipartisan concerns about this deal, even congressmen like new york democrat eliot engel are expressing concerns about what's gone on here. >> well, because we have seen that sanctions work. we have seen that they worked against iran's mullahs, and remember, this is still a state sponsor of terrorism. and the human rights abuses are horrendous. and under this moderate leader, so-called moderate, rouhani, there have been so many executions and beheadings. he is a ruthless dictator, and the ayatollah is behind him calling the shots. and we have seen that getting tough with iran has been able to cripple its economy, and it's gotten
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 5:00pm PST
obama administration actually engage in diplomatic acrobatics to both acknowledge he runs right to peaceful nuclear energy and not acknowledge it at the same time. we approach these negotiations with a basic understanding. iran like any nation should be able to access peaceful nuclear energy. but because of its record of violating its obligations. iran must accept strict limitations on its nuclear programs that make it impossible to develop a nuclear weapon. the scope and role of iran's enrichment as is set forth in the language within this document says that iran's peaceful nuclear program is subject to a negotiation and to mutual agreement. despite the officials attend school team the hawks with punches are flying here. looks like we tacitly agreed that they will be enriching for commercial purposes down the road so i think you gonna say on capitol hill again a bipartisan effort to try to make sure that this is not the falling rain. and of the set of barker will be o called it the old quote a blow to our allies in the region who are already concerned about america's commitment to
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
think that iraq should develop nuclear technology at all. the obama administration actually engage in diplomatic acrobatics to both acknowledge he runs right to peaceful nuclear energy and not acknowledge it at the same time. we approach these negotiations with a basic understanding. iran like any nation should be able to access peaceful nuclear energy. but because of its record of violating its obligations. iran must accept strict limitations on its nuclear programs that make it impossible to develop a nuclear weapon. the scope and role of iran's enrichment as is set forth in the language within this document says that iran's peaceful nuclear program is subject to a negotiation and to mutual agreement. despite the officials attend school team the hawks with punches are flying here. looks like we tacitly agreed that they will be enriching for commercial purposes down the road so i think you gonna say on capitol hill again a bipartisan effort to try to make sure that this is not the falling rain. and of the set of barker will be o called it the old quote a blow to our allies in the reg
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am PST
assure americans it will fix the problems with obama care, but some pundits say they better make good on the promise and fast. >> also, john kerry's trying to sell a nuclear deal with iran. >> and there are new developments in this. remember this? when a police officer opened fire on that mini van filled with children? we'll tell you what happens, next. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relief. this season, discover aleve. all day pain relief with just two pills. and our giant idaho potato truck is still missing. so my dog and i we're going to go fi it. it's out there somewhere spading the good word about idaho potatoes and raising money for meals on wheels. but we'd really like our truck back, so if you see it, let us know, would you? thanks. what? >>> update on the shocking dash cam video we brought you in october. this from new mexico. that video of a traffic stop turned into chaos. a new mexico police officer opening fire on a van full of children after their mother is stopped and still sped away. now, the officer has been suspended pending
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
that intermittently and outside of the formal p-5 plus one mechanisms, the obama administration or members of it have conducted direct, secret, bilateral talks with iran. is that true or false? >> with regard to the kind of thing that you're talking about on a government-to-government level, no. >> reporter: many believe newland, now assistant secretary, was not among those who knew about the back channels, but secretary clinton did. >> we have from the very beginning made it clear to the iranians we are open to a bilateral discussion. so far there has not yet been any meeting of the minds on that. >> reporter: asked about what looks like a concerted effort to deceive the press and the public, the current spokesperson at state wouldn't confirm that jake sullivan met with them two years ago. >> is it the policy of the state department where the preservation of the secrecy of negotiations are concerned to lie in order to achieve that goal? >> james, i think there are times where diplomacy needs privacy in order to progress. this is a good example of that. >> reporter: marvin covered
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 12:30pm EST
are needed to prevent iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon, including, as president obama just made clear, a military option if that were necessary. so, there shouldn't be an ounce of doubt. this is a debate we shouldn't be having. the real question is what is going to happen with the final agreement. the united states stands squarely behind our israeli friends and allies in the region and in the world. the result of all these steps we are taking is that iran's breakout time, the period required to produce enough weapons grade material intended for nuclear weapons, will have been increased because of our diplomacy. we are obviously well aware that even a comprehensive agreement would not solve all of our problems with iran. we don't pretend that they do. it wouldn't address their support for hezbollah. it won't deal with syria, although it would have some impact, ultimately. it doesn't deal with other terrorist organizations or their attempt to destabilize our partners throughout the region. whatever the outcome of the upcoming negotiations, iran will still have much work to do. but
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
iran. the vessel for the top story for time magazine to quote here it is time obama as he ran a gamble and you can see barack obama strode away if you like from this because six of the time it that is actually stressing the critiques comment that did it. barack obama gave tehran too much of an ez pass i'm done. it's basically arguing that the heart pumps for obama and some cedar and begins now. soo the next few months something to look up very close in the long time time believes that agreement remains unlikely that's because ayatollah ali khamenei. hates america is fundamentally time to start doing that tehran wants a nuclear weapons capability comes down to it though so the french a weekly any magazines of the korea international are they going from page one year three semester now it's the new recruits awesome of course from around the world hear the theme is climate change you can see the cover that the tall decaf this post. now that's come in the workplace in italy could see it on is trying in french but also the website said. the whole day eight we live in that weather catastroph
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
president obama has, second term presidents turn abroad to get things done. there's an awful lot done on the agenda particularly with iran and the wider middle east. >> what about that call of the middle east, american involvement with iran, as minimal as it is and it's going to grow one way or another, what happens there? >> well i think this is the making or breaking of the obama presidency in terms of foreign policy. so, the next six months are going to be absolutely crucial. it's a temporary agreement and there's going to be a question of whether iran can be trusted and take tot the next stage. >> what about afghanistan? many of us in this country expect over the next 12 months or so, that would effectively end or a deal to keep some troops on. when america leaves what will that mean for the country? >> there needs deal. it's a bad thing president karzai is playing politics with this and not getting on and doing it. it is crucial. there's an election in afghanistan next year. the question will be is there enough credibility in that election to keep the security situation under contro
ABC
Dec 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
and tension. it was a moment where president obama shook hands with fidel castro -- ronald castro. pictureite put up that saying it is a sign they are ready to ease u.s. aggression towards cuba. regardless, people from countries that sometimes conflict, china, afghanistan, iran. the theme was togetherness. stood for, mandela the ties that bind the human spirit. africa. a word in south [applause] i were they captured his greatest gift. recognition we all are bound together. [no audio] >> one other thing, security. the precautions they were taking with all of these dignitaries, we talked about this. we were struck by the absolute lack of any obvious security. anyone can walk into any time. no pat downs, no metal detectors. it was interesting to see so many people. nowere fortunate there were problems. >> we didn't see one person get a check. that part of the story is not over yet. things now are pretty much over in johannesburg. now what is [indiscernible] >> thank you. in southore back africa coming up in the next half-hour. >> an alarming case in accused of a sex crime against a s
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 2:00am PST
. you think they want an atom bomb after we do that? yes, you drop an atom bomb on iran, they'll suspend the history of the country making sure they've got something to shoot back. let it be rick santorum to compare nelson mandela fight against apartheid to his personal fight against obama care. hmm. like snoopy fighting the red dragon. this is "hardball," the place for politics. keep their underwear clean. that's why there's charmin ultra strong. i'll take that. go get 'em, buddy! it cleans so well and you can use up to four times less than the leading bargain brand. [ female announcer ] charmin ultra strong has a duraclean texture that's soft and more durable to help your kids get clean while still using less. and it's four times stronger than the leading bargain brand. wow, you cleaned up a lot! you did too, pal! [ laughs ] [ female announcer ] used by more plumbers than any other brand, charmin is now clog-free or it's free. >>> first of all, i would like to say you and the students here from au got a once in a life time opportunity to see in person a president talking about
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 4:00am PST
? yes, you drop an atom bomb on iran, they'll spend the history of the country making sure they've got something to shoot back. let it be rick santorum to compare nelson mandela fight against apartheid to his personal fight against obama care. hmm. like snoopy fighting the red dragon. this is "hardball," the place for politics. [ male announcer ] imagine this cute blob is metamucil. and this park is the inside of your body. see the special psyllium fiber in metamucil actually gels to trap some carbs to help maintain healthy blood sugar levels. metamucil. 3 amazing benefits in 1 super fiber. plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. with 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. >>> first of all, i would like to say you and the students here from au got a once in a life time opportunity to see in person a president talking about what it's like to be president while he's actually president. the last 15 minutes of this interview were extraordinary. i've never seen anything like it w
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
we've got here. >> maybe, maybe not. you won't know until the six months are up. effectively what obama said, if you like your nuclear weapons program, iran, you can keep it, period. he means it this time. what we have given up in exchange though, we have given up one leverage we which is sanctions, punishment on their economy. we've given that up. even though the president may say oh, if they don't abide by it, we'll reimpose sanctions. he won't be able to because there will be pressure by companies -- bill: senator corker said at height of leverage, we negotiated a deal out of this with not a single centrifuge being dismantled. >> bill, it is crazy. there are 19,000 centrifuges spinning in iran. there are twice as many centrifuges in iran than starbucks in america. not one will turn down. not one turn off. they may give up some enriched-uranium. they have the ability to make more tomorrow, in six months. so, yeah it is good we're talking to iran? you bet. maybe iran stops their program in six months, maybe not because we have given up leverage. at end of the day it is not what we thin
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
reassuring allies the deal obama decided to do with iran doesn't mean that we will support them militarily. vice president biden toured through asia telling the japanese and the south koreans the same thing. talker, i can't remember any administration in the entire post war period, republican or democratic, having to send high officials into regions like that to assure our allies that we would support them if confrontation. >> it seems to be the less powerful america is the safer the world is, but it strikes me the opposite is likely true. >> the president seems to think diplomacy only, diplomacy, he is obsessed with doing diplomacy with countries like iran. our allies immediately default to the implications of where a policy like that is going, if it is primarily diplomacy and the threat of military action isn't sitting behind it. if you've got allies believing that the military option is off the table, the adversaries are going to step forward. so you have a very unstable situation. >> they live in a world with fewer illusions than ours. >> i think so. >>> parents, it's time f
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
. don't go to iran. if do you and these men did, they can pick you up and throw you in prison and obama administration they should have at least got these three guys out with the nuke deal. let's go over to cammeron. congress now goes on a long christmas vacation pretty soon, right? >> they have got lots of stuff to do and not a lot oftim. it's a big big to do list, bill. >> they have to pass the authorization bill to they can get paid next year. >> when do they go on vacation? >> well, actually, they're just now getting back from their thanksgiving day breaks. if you add up all the time over the course of the remaining calendar year, the house and the senate are only going to actually be in session together simultaneously for a total of five days, not a lot of time to come up with con ken us is. you have a whole bunch of deadlines coming. in 8 days the cheryl of the house budget committee paul ryan and senate democrat patty murray have to come up with big budget deal. it's not going to be a big deal. a pretty small deal by their own admission. what they are trying to do is prevent this
PBS
Dec 10, 2013 3:00pm PST
will wait until u.n. inspectors verify that iran is filling its side of the interim nuclear agreement. the senate confirmed the nomination of one of president obama's key judicial nominees today. washington lawyer patricia millett won a position on the u.s. court of appeals for washington, d.c., 56-38. won confirmation to lead the federal housing finance agency. they are the first such votes since senate democrats pushed through a rule change making it easier to break filibusters against many nominees. the obama administration is earmarking another $100 million for mental health just before the first anniversary of the newtown school shootings. the announcement came today as vice president biden met with families of the 26 victims. the funds will go to help community health centers add mental health services, and to help existing facilities in rural areas. for the first time, a woman will head up a major american automaker. mary barra was named c.e.o. of general motors today. the 51-year-old is currently the company's vice president for global product development. she starte
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
that his days were numbered as people said. and in august 2011, president obama said he must step aside. why do you think that happened? >> they completely misread iran and russia's commitment to helping him stay in power. when you have two major financial military intelligence provid providers who leverage was significant and both of those were not factored in. if you look at it from a recent history lesson and what happened in libya you could see why he was going quickly and they took that and plopped it in syria and thought it would be the same thing. you had the same elements happening in syria that happened in libya but they couldn't let it go. so, they ramped up their ability to protect him and try to at least increase the ability of the syrian regular military forces in a way that you would not see in libya or anywhere else. and because they didn't read what was going on, i think they missed the boat on how long he would stay. and what they did when they did the chemical agreement because there was no component of him involved in that agreement about any tenor in the regime, you
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am PST
. putting obama care aside which is awful, a lot has to do with foreign policy. we saw what happened in syria the president made a huge mistake. putin provided a lifeline and our deal with iran. we came to the country as a strong country and we walked away as a weak one. he promised a immigration and great economy and affordable health care, we don't have that. >> there are polls that show majority of americans do favor the president's position on immigration, but they give him a low approval rating on the issue. is obama care is a blemish on every other issue that he is trying to do things on? >> it is probably at the root of the ratings problem. to say otherwise would not be truthful. but immigration is an interesting number. i hate to say this but it is true. americans by and large. you go out to the average every day american, immigration is not an issue on their mind today and because they are not happy with the president in the other categories this goes along with it. >> you wonder if it would get condition. >> michelle, rick named one thing. can you? >> i think that a lot of
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 12:30pm EST
iran, sending a signal that they're not crazy about the interim deal the obama administration signed on to. another thing to watch for really quickly is the farm bill. negotiators are still trying to reach an agreement on a farm bill. if they can't get a deal, they're going to have to at least extend existing farm spending, so that's something that could be done. and finally, the senate's here for an extra week, they're going to be looking at a lot of nominations, particularly after the filibuster changes that senate democrats rammed through. among the big nominees are the new chairwoman of the federal reserve, janet yellen. >> host: and one more question for you. a number of articles in the last couple of weeks have suggested this is the most unproductive congress ever. why is this it so hard to get anything done on capitol ill? >> guest: well, it's divided government. you've got the senate run by democrats, the house run by republicans. whenever you have that situation, it's tough to get anything done. in addition, in the republican conference you have a situation where leadership
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
iran's nuclear program could be. iran is allowing u.n. inspectors to the unfinished water reactor for the first time in years. israel and the west fear it could be used to make a nuclear bomb. back to "huckabee." >>> under obama care, businesses and organizations are required to provide employees with support for contraceptions. that is a problem for some religious businesses like the university of notre dame. now a majority of students on campus support that move on the part of noter dame. joining me now is a junior there who is a columnist for the school's paper, the observer. how are your fellow students at notre dame reacting to the lawsuit because i'm sure there is some buzz about it? >> the students do support the university's effort to file this lawsuit. when students choose to go to no notre dame, they use a catholic education. and when they feel it's being threatened by the government, students are supporting it. >> it's not so much about contraceptives per se, but it's about rjts liberty and if notre dame can operate with full conscious and faith because they're saying you c
FOX News
Dec 10, 2013 6:00am PST
serious about addressing nuclear concerns, 62% believe that iran is not serious about changing their stance on their progression towards weapons at all. >> well, it shows that 62% of the american people are smarter than barack obama. of course, the iranians are not going to give up their nuclear weapons program. they've been after it for almost 25 years, they're determined to have it. from their perspective, it's critical for iran's place in the middle east, for its place within islam, for its place in the world. do they wan relief from the sanctions? absolutely. why wouldn't anybody want relief from the sanctions? but thai done -- they've done nothing to give up the continued progress on their nuclear program. and the notion that verification measures can somehow guarantee we'll know when iran is cheating really is the last resort of scoundrels. the iranians have driven a truck through the international effort to stop them from getting nuclear weapons. they're closer to breakout today than they ever have been today. martha: frighten thought. 1:00 today we're going to see what
CBS
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
the gulf. >> reporter: yet many of those allies question whether the obama administration is willing to even use all the military hardware that it has parked in iran's backyard. for "cbs this morning saturday" margaret brennan, ba han. >>> contaminated tap water at a marine base is linked to birth defects and childhood cancers. the centers for disease control studied children born at camp lejeune between 1968 and 1985. that study found that babies were four high times higher to have birth defects. wells at the base were closed in 1985. >>> the latest check of the healthcare.gov website shows 3.7 million people visited the site this past week. a spokeswoman says the number of duplicated or incorrect forms sent from the site to insurance companies has dropped to 10%. it had been at 25%. consumers are being advised to double-check online interactions with their insurance companies. a spanish-language version is expected to go live today. >>> waulgt ended with big gains, the strongest jobs report in five years. employers added 203,000 jobs in november and the unemployment rate fe
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 2:00am PST
president obama and secretary kerry gave prime minister netanyahu their assurances that israeli will be involved in these scheduletations on how to get this comprehensive deal with iran. the threat, israeli threat of a military strike to go after iran's nuclear program is still out there. obviously, they don't want to do that, so they want to make sure israeli is comfortable with any ultimate deal. >> let's move on here dealing with kerry's only mission on this trip is not that. he is tying kick-start peace talks between the israeli and palestinians. how is that going? >> reporter: this is his ninth trip, secretary kerry, to the israeli and palestinian territory. in july you remember he gave the israelis and palestinians a nine-month deadline to reach a peace deal. we are about four months in so the clock is ticking and i think it's fair to say there is little progress. today, general john allen who has been working with contrary on israeli security issues, will present some detailed ideas on how israeli security needs, particularly in the west bank, could be addressed in the co
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2013 10:00am EST
speakers, along with president obama. and later today, secretary of state john kerry on the iran nuclear deal. >> we're asking you to give our negotiators and our experts the time and the space to do their jobs. and that includes asking you while we negotiate that you hold off imposing new sanctions. now i'm not saying never. i just told you a few minutes ago, if this doesn't work we're coming back and asking you for more. i'm just saying not right now. let me be very clear. this is a very delicate diplomatic moment. we have a chance to address peacefully one of the most pressing national security concerns the world faces today, with gigantic implications of the potential of conflict. we're in a crossroads. we're at one of those really hinge points in history. one path could lead to an enduring resolution and international community concerns about iran's nuclear program. the other path could lead to continued hostility and potentially to conflict. and i don't have to tell you that these are high stakes. we have an obligation to give these negotiations an opportunity to succeed. a
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2013 1:00pm EST
. among the scores of mourners, 94 dignitaries including president barack obama and george bush and jimmy carter. calling mandela a giant of history. 60 of state john kerry testifying before the house about the high-stakes deal to ease sanctions over iran's nuclear program. john kerry defending the agreement despite concerns from several lawmakers that it is far too weak. the obama administration is adding a new advisor to its payroll. joining the white house team during what has been a tumultuous second term. that is thanks in large part to the disastrous rollout of obamacare. a well-respected democrat served as president clinton chief of staff. those are your headlines, now back to lori and adam. adam: thank you very much. the cftc approved the volcker rule. we are now waiting for the occ vote. and it will become law. expected to sign off later today. another news alert for you, the snow is making his way up the east coast slowing down action in washington, d.c., while the federal government is closed. janice d and track in a storm the weather center. >> not a huge storm, but it c
MSNBC
Dec 10, 2013 10:00am PST
kerry continues to defend the administration's nuclear deal with iran to the house foreign affairs committee. we'll get a live report. also, some new reaction from the white house to criticism mostly from republicans after president obama shakes hands with raul castro at nelson mandela's funeral. we'll talk about that. plus accusations of corruption and abuse inside this country's largest jail system. 18 current and former l.a. sheriff's deputies are facing federal charges today. we'll have the latest on that. [ lane ] do you ever feel like you're growing old waiting for your wrinkle cream to work? clinically proven neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair. it targets fine lines and wrinkles with the fastest retinol formula available. you'll see younger looking skin in just one week. one week? that's just my speed. rapid wrinkle repair. and for dark spots rapid tone repair. from neutrogena®. [ ding ] cheese plate? cheese plate. no, i made something better. you used the oven? boom. [ male announcer ] pillsbury crescents. make the holidays pop. ♪ the day building a play set begins with a
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am PST
what china's doing is they're looking at president obama's national security policies in egypt and in syria with and now in iran and they're testing us, and they're saying, clearly, this is an administration that will say one thing but not really back it up. jenna: and waiting for any sort of action. >> yeah. jenna: well, we're going to continue to watch it. it doesn't seem like it's going to go away and certainly has taken our concentration from the mideast back to the east. rick, thank you very much, nice to have you on set. jon? jon: dramatic new numbers are surfacing, jenna. the nsa reportedly is collecting billions of cell phone records every day. coming up, we'll tell you what they're doing with all those numbers. >>> and no midlife cry ice here -- crisis here. ford unveils the 50th anniversary mustang. jenna: fox news alert. the u.s. facing more violence in benghazi as the murder of one of our own. an american teacher out for a jog is gunned down in broad daylight. benghazi as you know is the same libyan city where u.s. ambassador and three other americans were killed in a t
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
resources. she adds americans are no safer now than a year or two ago. >>> president obama's former national security adviser is defending the recent deal on iran's nuclear program tom donelan says they were responsible the deal serves as a good foundation for further negotiation t. deal has been criticized by many in congress and israelis as being too soft on the regime. >>> officials say speed was a factor in the car crash that took the life of paul walker. he was a passenger. and a notorious difficult part to handle. the "fast and furious" star was leaving a charity. his father said his son had a big heart and he was proud of him every day of his life. quite a scare for passengers on board a flight from austin to phoenix. they had been advised to get a tuberculosis shot. a passenger on the plane may have been carrying the disease. paramedics boarded the airplane and told passengers they might want to get the vaccine. he adds the passenger in question was cleared to board but had his status changed while the plane was in the air. i want to show you some incredible footage of 63 wo
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
20 will be trumpeted by those to counter that. p 5 plus 1 and the deal with iran a deal of international cooperation. the wto should look at high unemployment around the world. president obama didn't come into the office as a free trader but he has pursued these bilateral and regional trade agreements in part because they're an easy way to show that they're working on unemployment concerns. >>> tina, thank you. we'll hear exclusively from the country's foreign minister of egypt. so i got the windows nokia tablet. it's, well, impressive. it's got the brightest hd screen, super-fast 4g lte, so my son can play games and movies almost anywhere, and it's got office for school stuff. but the best part? i got the lumia 928 for my daughter for free, with the best low-light smartphone camera this side of the north pole. dad for the win. mm! mm! mm! ♪ honestly, i want to see you be brave ♪ >>> u.s. defense secretary has thrown his support behind the egyptian interim government's roadmap which came into effect with the toppling of the former president, mohammed morsi. chuck hagel
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am EST
, we will talk to him iran nuclear deal and other military issues happening around the world. should someone be fired for the rollout of healthcare.gov? should the president send that message? glenn, lancaster, california. independent. caller: good morning. when did barack obama signed this into law? he signed it into law when he signed the truck driver agreement. i wish he would play that. where he said he was no cain and stuff like that. himself,anged a lot by so he is acting like a king. it is beyond him. he should be fired. valerie jarrett should be fired. people who are here -- this is a tax. he cannot change tax laws. i wish she would bring that truck driver agreement and when he signed it into law and throughat up immigration and stuff like that. give the american people a voice. the house judiciary committee held a hearing recovered -- we about the president and executive power, republicans siding that he change the health power andy executive that he has done the same on other issues. that,'re interested in you can go to our website c- span.org and you can see it there. we c
FOX News
Dec 10, 2013 3:00pm PST
40% are in favor of the president's policy on iran. 48% are not. that is from quinnipiac tonight. this comes as a tug of war plays out here in washington over the islamic republic and its nuclear program. president obama is pulling one way and republicans and fellow democrats in congress pulling another. james rosen has more. >> reporter: i can assure you the iranians are listening to this hearing today. >> and if they were, they heard america's top diplomat tell the house foreign affairs committee that imposing additional sanctions right now would cost them the support of russia and china and strengthen the hand of those in iran the most hostile to the west. >> people in intel community will sit and tell you, and i urge you to get briefed on it, who will tell you the whole school of thought in iran, the hardliners who welcome the idea that the united states might whack them, because they think they will be heroes in the street. >> both sides of the aisle shows misgivings about the deal in geneva last month. they cited the fact that six security council resolutions now on the boo
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 10:30am EST
analysts misjudged assad's staying power with? in august 2011, president obama said he must step aside. why do you think that happened, because that may have attempted to some of the problems we have had on syria policy? >> they completely misread iran and russia's commitment to keeping assad in power. when you have intelligence providers to assad, the leverage that gave him and staying power was limited. i think both of those were not factored in. if you look at it from recent history lesson here, when you look at what happened in libya, you can see all the formulations of why he was going to go quickly. they took that, plopped it over in serious and said it was going to be syria. you have the same elements happening in serious that you had in libya with that huge exception of this commitment of iran not to let it go, and the russians cannot let it go. they needed a warm water port and it was their last toehold in the middle east. they ramped up their ability to protect assad and to try to at least increase the ability of the syrian regular army forces, the military forces in a way th
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 1:00am PST
into a tragedy other than a tragedy. and they keep trying to pull stunts to repeal obama care, now that hundreds of thousands of people are getting health insurance that they didn't have before. they really need a new thing. they think they would like to hit him now on iran. according to the hill, quote, house republicans are considering various legislative options that would either tacitly or >> test test . >>> today "the hill" newspaper show the country that they, themselves, republicans are much better on the issue. they are much more trustworthy, much more sober, much more sane when it comes to dealing with complicated and sensitive issues like iran and nuclear weapons in the middle east. republicans want to show off how much americans should prefer their republican approach when it comes to iran. as part of that new political offensive, behold duncan hunter on c-span. >> i think a ground war in iran with american boots on the ground would be a horrible thing and i think people like to toss around the fact that we have to stop them from getting this nuclear capability. i don't
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